American Muslims Fear Backlash Over Eid Al-Adha, 9/11 Anniversary CoincidenceAmerican Muslims have been preparing for their holiest holiday, Eid Al-Adha which could fall on September 11.
New York City Public Schools Close For Muslim Holy Day For First TimeOn Thursday, Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina attended a celebration of Eid-al-Adha at the Children's Museum of Manhattan.
De Blasio Announces Addition Of Muslim Holidays To NYC Public Schools CalendarSchools will now close for Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, making New York City the largest school district in the nation to recognize the two holidays on the official school calendar.
Muslim City Councilman Pleased As Candidates Back School HolidaysWith both mayoral candidates supporting the addition of two Muslim holidays to the New York City public school calendar, one city councilman may finally get his wish.
Some New Yorkers Say School Holiday Proposals Are Going Too FarSome New Yorkers on Saturday were questioning the idea of adding days off from school for holidays representing multiple religious faiths.